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|Mark Whitacre is secretly rolling tape during a meeting of corporate honchos who are illegally fixing the price of food additives. Meeting after meeting, Mark rolls tape after tape. He's sure the tapes will make him a U.S. hero. What went wrong?|
Director Steven Soderbergh reteams with one of his Ocean's trilogy stars for a snappy skewering of big business based on the true story of the highest-ranking corporate whistle-blower in U.S. history. Matt Damon portrays Whitacre, whip-smart and immensely likable even as his schemes become increasingly untethered. Pay attention to the fun and intrigue of The Informant! and be informed!
"The Informant! chooses to earn its exclamation point with giggles as well as shock, and the results are thoroughly entertaining. Tasha Robinson, The Onion A.V. Club
"More than any previous screen role, this one affords Damon a chance to work his sly comic chops. Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune
Editor's NoteOCEAN'S 11's Steven Soderbergh and Matt Damon reunite for this comedy based on a true story. In THE INFORMANT, a high-ranking executive at Archer Daniels Midland joins forces with the FBI to bring down both his company and the entire food industry.
The Informant! - Blu-Ray DVD Review
By: Josh Lasser Blogcritics.org Reviews
Published on: 3/1/2010 11:44 AM
|There is a classic episode of Seinfeld ("The Stall") where, upon being declared crazy by Jerry for believing Jerry's girlfriend to work on a phone sex line, Kramer replies, "Am I? Or am I so sane that you just blew your mind?" Kramer is, as anyone who has watched an episode of the series will happily tell you, completely crazy. However, in the case of "The Stall" he's also absolutely correct. Watching Matt Damon's character, Mark Whitacre, in The Informant! I can't help but recollect that Seinfeld episode....read the full review|
|Thomas F. Wilson|
|Paul F. Tompkins|
|Steven Soderbergh - Director of Photography|
|Marvin Hamlisch - Composer|
|Kurt Eichenwald - Producer|
|Jeff Skoll - Executive Producer|
|Scott Burns - Screenwriter|
|Howard Braunstein - Producer|
|Michael London - Executive Producer|
|Jennifer Fox - Producer|
|George Clooney - Executive Producer|
|Gregory Jacobs - Producer|
|Kurt Eichenwald - Source Writer|
|Steven Soderbergh - Director|
Golden Globe (2010)
|Marvin Hamlisch, Nominee, Best Original Score - Motion Picture|
|Matt Damon, Nominee, Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy|